conceit (n.) Old form(s): Conceipt , Conceite
design, ingenuity, conception
1H6 IV.i.102[Vernon to King, of Basset] he seem with forged quaint conceit / To set a gloss upon his bold intent
Ham V.ii.150[Osrick to Hamlet] Three of the carriages ... of very liberal conceit
Luc.1423[of a painting of Troy] much imaginary work was there; / Conceit deceitful, so compact, so kind
Oth III.iii.114[Othello to Iago] As if thou hadst shut up in thy brain / Some horrible conceit [F; Q1 counsell]
Tit IV.ii.30[Aaron to himself, of Tamora] She would applaud Andronicus' conceit
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